[PR] *Updated Information* Homicide: 3900 b/o East Capitol Street, NE
Monday, September 9, 2019
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, in the 3900 block of East Capitol Street, Northeast.
At approximately 11:58 pm, members of the Sixth District responded to the listed location for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, members canvased the area and located an unconscious adult male victim, suffering from a gunshot wound. DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital. After all lifesaving efforts failed, the victim was pronounced dead. A second adult male victim was located on the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. He received treatment at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
The decedent has been identified as 22 year-old Semaj Alsobrooks, of Northeast, DC.
The suspect in this offense was in a vehicle that was last seen travelling north in the Unit block of Burns Street, Northeast. The vehicle is described as a small dark car that is possibly grey in color. The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying and locating this vehicle.
The Metropolitan Police Department currently offers a reward of up to $25,000 to anyone that provides information which leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for any homicide committed in the District of Columbia. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s TEXT TIP LINE by sending a text message to 50411.